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Productivity and technological change in electric power generating plants

by Paul Henry Nowill

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric power production.,
  • Electric industries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Henry Nowill.
    SeriesEnergy in the American economy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1001 .N63 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4733808M
    ISBN 100405120052
    LC Control Number78022703

    a hundred years these produced no usable technology, but the public was fascinated and people ocked to public lecture-demonstrations at the Royal Institution of London (see this site for pictures and discussion of the phe-nomenon of Victorian science demonstrations). Electricity found its rst practical use not in generating mechanical work.   The economic factors of power generation with regard to estimation and prediction of load, plant design, plant operation, tariffs and so on, are discussed and illustrated with the help of several solved numerical problems. The generation of electric power using renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, biomReviews: 5.

    Energy and power generation handbook: established and emerging technologies / editor k.r. rao. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISbN 1. Electric power production — handbooks, manuals, etc. I. rao, k. r., – tkE56 ’21— dc22 Power generation plants, along with much of the world’s industrial apparatus, have become increasingly automated and connected over the past 30 years. Automated industrial control systems (ICS) now drive many key operational processes, and this has delivered profound increases in operational efficiency but has also increased the attack.

    Our environmental productivity index also provides a meaningful way to decompose productivity into environmental technological change and environmental efficiency change. We apply our system approach as well as the environmental productivity index to study the efficiency and productivity trends among coal-fired electric power generating plants.   Featuring contributions from worldwide leaders in the field, the carefully crafted Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (part of the five-volume set, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook) provides convenient access to detailed information on a diverse array of power engineering s to nearly every chapter keep this book at the forefront of.


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